June 2, 2014

HRP ForceShoe Evaluation

[ Read the Article: Astronauts To Try Out New Shoes On The Space Station ]

Maintaining astronaut bone and muscle health in microgravity is an ongoing concern for NASA. In May of 2014, NASA delivered the ForceShoe, designed by XSENS, to the International Space Station (ISS) to collect data for studying the loads, or force, placed on crew member bodies while exercising on the space station’s Advanced Resistive Exercise Device (ARED).

Credit: NASA

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